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PHTLS : Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Military Edition - With DVD - 7th edition

PHTLS : Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Military Edition - With DVD (ISBN10: 0323065031; ISBN13: 9780323065030)
ISBN13: 978-0323065030
ISBN10: 0323065031

Summary: Provides CEUs for military prehospital care providers, first responders, EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and physicians; proceeds from the course go to the NAEMT and are used to support the profession; helps you improve the quality of care (based on available research); can be incorporated into initial training or as a stand-alone continuing education course; promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care. PHTLS is a continuing education program authored and admi morenistered by the PHTLS division of the National Association of EMTs (NAEMT) in conjunction with the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. Comprehensive, evidenced-based coverage incorporates the latest research across all aspects of prehospital trauma in one convenient resource. Heavily illustrated presentation guides you step-by-step through essential airway, thoracic, and spinal skills. Each chapter details important prolonged transportation guidelines. Includes more information on kinematics than any similar book on the market. A consistent approach for every body system makes it easy to reference key content on anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, and assessment and management. Chapter Objectives and closing Summaries break down must-know information for each chapter. Two Environmental Trauma chapters provide response protocols for a wide variety of environmental emergencies. Wilderness Trauma Care chapter helps you confidently treat trauma patients in wilderness situations and includes information on extended transport times. Civilian Tactical EMS chapter details steps you can take to support police operations, promote crime scene awareness, and apply PHTLS concepts to civilian tactical settings. Burns chapter guides you through the treatment of burn trauma patients.Three new Military Medicine chapters add to coverage for the military environment: Joint Theater Trauma System, Treatment of Burn Casualties in TCCC, and TCCC Casualty Respon less

Edition/Copyright: 7TH 11
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Year Published: 2011
International: No

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